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10 Dec 2018 description
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WASHINGTON—CARE, the global humanitarian and development organization, welcomes today’s agreement on a nonbinding UN migration pact aimed at ensuring the safe, orderly, and humane movement of people around the world. More than 160 countries signed the accord in Morocco, but the United States was notably missing, along with Australia and a handful of others.

Sheba Crocker, CARE USA's Vice President for Humanitarian Policy and Practice, said:

10 Dec 2018 description
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10 December, Katowice. Ministers arriving in Katowice will need extreme courage and conviction to make life-saving decisions if humanity is to be saved from the worst impacts of climate change, Oxfam and CARE International said today.

Despite it forming the key scientific input to this year’s UN Climate Change Conference, COP24, a handful of countries blocked inclusion of the report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), leaving it to ministers to ensure the report is put back into the heart of conference outcomes.

30 Nov 2018 description
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La COP 24 démarre ce week-end à Katowice en Pologne. C’est le moment pour les États de faire face aux incohérences de leurs actions climatiques. C'est l'heure de vérité pour l'accord de Paris. Voici les principaux enjeux de cette COP par Fanny Petitbon, l'une des expertes climat de l’ONG CARE, qui sera sur place pour suivre les négociations.

29 Nov 2018 description
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Efforts to save lives in times of crisis will be more effective if women are able to participate in humanitarian action, influence humanitarian decision-making and hold humanitarian efforts accountable.
Quite simply, more lives will be saved, and the dignity of people in times of crisis enhanced, if we take women’s participation, voice and agency in humanitarian action seriously.i

26 Nov 2018 description
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Executive summary and guidance note

This global research report aims to answer a key question: How is the humanitarian protection sector ensuring the participation and leadership of women responders? The report provides a comprehensive review of collaboration between humanitarian actors and women responders, and provides recommendations and guidance for humanitarian actors and donors in order to increase the participation and leadership of women responders, and improve humanitarian response overall.

12 Nov 2018 description
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La France organise, du 11 au 13 novembre, le 1er Forum de Paris sur la Paix. Cet événement vise à démontrer que la coopération internationale est essentielle pour relever les défis politiques, environnementaux, économiques et sociaux à l’échelle mondiale et assurer une paix durable. Il va réunir une cinquantaine d’États, et des représentant.e.s d’organisations internationales, d’ONG et d’entreprises. Philippe Lévêque, notre directeur, décrypte les enjeux de ce sommet.

Que peut-on attendre de ce Forum sur la Paix ?

31 Oct 2018 description

Executive summary

Background

The United Nations (UN) has long highlighted the importance of addressing women’s rights concerns in relation to armed conflict and state-building and peace-building (SBPB) efforts.
However, the gendered nature of SBPB processes are often overlooked, despite the ways in which gender power relations are present in and can affect the success or failure of SBPB (Strickland and Duvvury, 2003).

10 Oct 2018 description
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Quelle est l’une des choses les plus dangereuses au monde ? Être une fille lors d’une crise humanitaire, selon l’ONG CARE. À l’occasion de la journée internationale des filles, le 11 octobre, un classement inédit dévoile les 13 pires crises pour les filles : de la Syrie, au bassin lac Tchad en passant par le Venezuela ou le Myanmar. Les filles font face à de nombreuses menaces : violences sexuelles, déscolarisation, travail et exploitation...

En situation de crise, les violences sexiste s'aggravent

14 Sep 2018 description
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ATLANTA (September 13, 2018) —The poverty-fighting organization CARE announced it has been selected by SAP Concur, the world’s leading provider of travel, expense, and invoice management solutions, as a Community Impact Partner. SAP Concur awarded a $150,000 donation, which will support CARE’s education work around the world.

16 Aug 2018 description
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This Sunday, 19th August, the global aid community marks World Humanitarian Day.

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres stated that the purpose of World Humanitarian Day is to "pay tribute to the government employees, members of civil society and representatives of international organizations and agencies who risk their lives to provide humanitarian aid and protection"’ The day will be marked by international organizations at headquarters of INGOs and by donor governments in capitals around the world.

15 Aug 2018 description
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15 August 2018. Syria tops the list of most deadly places to be an aid worker for the second year in a row, an analysis by CARE International has found. 76 aid workers have been killed since January 2018, including 42 in Syria where war has been raging since 2011.

27 Jun 2018 description

Twenty-one humanitarian and human rights organizations respond with dismay to the Dutch Parliament’s approval of the EU’s new asylum plans to offshore asylum protection. With a joint appeal, they ask the government for a humane asylum policy, in line with international law.

25 Jun 2018 description

Action Against Hunger, Norwegian Refugee Council, CARE, International Rescue Committee

Last week in Dakar (28 May to 1st June 2018) two workshops took place, organized respectively by the IASC Task Team on the Humanitarian Development Nexus based in Geneva, and OCHA and UNDP policy teams based in New York. 50 participants took part in the first workshop, including around 40 UN and 10 NGO participants. The second gathered around 80 participants from the UN, 20 from Governments, and 18 from NGOs.

23 Jun 2018 description

The 2017 Grand Bargain signatory reports on Workstream 2 evidence some encouraging progress on meeting the 6 localisation commitments to provide more support and funding tools for national and local responders. But it is slow and much of the progress is in the initial first steps. 4 signatories did not report anything on this workstream.

15 Jun 2018 description
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Ambitious plans to reform the humanitarian sector are still failing to reach grassroots women’s rights organisations or be felt by women affected by crises. As donors, UN agencies and NGOs review progress on the Grand Bargain, this paper outlines recommendations to promote women’s leadership and participation across the humanitarian reform agenda.

The paper focuses on the three Grand Bargain workstreams: localisation, participation and cash. Key recommendations include:

30 May 2018 description
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CARE’s Organisational Commitment to Accountability

29 May 2018 description

Rationale and methods to share information, speak out, and challenge impunity in cases of violence against humanitarian action

ATHA is pleased to share a new professional _Toolkit for Responding to Attacks against Humanitarian Action on the Policy Level._ The purpose of the Toolkit is to offer guidance to humanitarian actors for responding to violence against humanitarian action, in order to promote a more protective environment for the provision of humanitarian aid to civilians.

29 May 2018 description
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International aid agency CARE Australia is calling on governments, employers and workers to back a new global treaty aimed at curbing violence and harassment in the workplace.

The new measure is being debated this week in Geneva by members of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the global body tasked with protecting workers all over the world.